VIDEO: EBI’s Joe DiTizio on Working with Clients to Implement ESG-Related Risk Mitigation
The conversation around risk management and risk mitigation takes on a different slant, as well as increased urgency, when it occurs in the context of ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance) considerations. Connect CRE recently sounded out Joe DiTizio, associate director of client services at EBI Consulting, on the subject of what risk management entails in an ESG context. In the video below, he addresses how his company works with clients in these matters.
“When we talk with our clients about risk, the first thing we want to know is, what’s the motivating factor for starting to incorporate this into their decision-making?”DiTizio tells Connect VP Sarah Quinn. For example, is it about understanding risk and improving their bottom line?
DiTizo also addresses how EBI helps clients identify and quantify risk and whether they then have a clearer understanding of how to take action; how risk management is shaping client actions; whether ESG goals have led clients to be more proactive with risk management; whether clients can perform risk mitigation in-house or need to outsource it; and what the ROI proposition is in risk mitigation.
Paul Bubny serves as Senior Content Director for Connect Commercial Real Estate, a role to which he brings 13-plus years’ experience covering the commercial real estate industry and 30-plus years in business-to-business journalism. In this capacity, he oversees daily operations while also reporting on both local/regional markets and national trends, covering individual transactions across all property types, as well as delving into broader subject matter. He produces 15-20 daily news stories per day and works with the Connect team and clients to develop longer-form content, ranging from Q&As to thought-leadership pieces.
Prior to joining Connect, Paul was Managing Editor for both Real Estate Forum and GlobeSt.com at American Lawyer Media, where he oversaw operations at both publications while also producing daily news and feature-length articles. His tenure in B2B publishing stretches back into the print era, and he has served as Editor in Chief on four national trade publications.
Since 1999, Paul has volunteered as the newsletter editor of passenger rail advocacy groups (one national, one local).